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Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE  IATA) is the main airport of Veneto. It is 13 km from Venice and 8 km from Mestre and it is the third busiest airport in Italy after Rome Fiumicino and Milan Malpensa airports.



The airport was named after the Venetian traveller Marco Polo.



There are some domestic flights, flights from many European cities, and intercontinental flights from New York JFK, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Montréal, Toronto, Casablanca, Tunis, Yerevan, Dubai, Doha, Tel Aviv, Istanbul and Seoul Incheon.


Departure area

The airport terminal has three floors: the ground floor for arrivals and the second floor for departures. The departure area has 70 check-in desks and has two lounges airside for customers. The two departure lounges are the "Tintoretto Lounge" for SkyTeam customers and the "Marco Polo Room" for customers of all other companies. The third floor of the terminal has offices for the operating company and airlines. The departure gates area is separated for Schengen and non-Schengen flights.

Ground transportation


By car

  • From Bologna: Take the A13 motorway towards Padua, then merge onto the A4 towards Venice. Continue to the Venice-Mestre tollbooth (Barriera), then exit at the tollbooth and take the ring road towards the airport.
  • From Turin, Milan, Bergamo, Brescia and Verona: Take the A4 motorway in the direction of Venice, then continue on the A57 always in the direction of Venice up to the Venice-Mestre tollbooth (Barriera), from here take the ring road in the direction of the airport.
  • From Trieste: Take the A4 motorway towards Venice, exit at the Quarto d'Altino tollbooth, then continue towards Venice and take the junction for the airport.
  • From Belluno: Take the A27 motorway towards Venice, then, after the Mogliano Veneto tollbooth, follow the signs for the airport.
  • From Jesolo: Take the SS 14 Triestina towards Venice and follow the signs for the airport.


  • Park P1. Garage park. First 10 minutes of parking free.
  • Park P2. Uncovered long-term parking. First 10 minutes of parking free.
  • Park P3. Uncovered long-term parking. First 10 minutes of parking free.
  • Park P4. Uncovered long-term parking. First 10 minutes of parking free.
  • Park P6. Uncovered long-term parking. First 10 minutes of parking free.
  • Speedy Park. Uncovered long-term parking. First 10 minutes of parking free.
  • Park Accompagnatori. Short-term parking. Free parking for the first 10 minutes. To have the right to park, a maximum of three accesses are allowed on the same day. From the fourth access, a supplement of €18 plus parking costs will have to be paid.
  • Park Bus. Parking reserved for buses.
  • 1 ParkingGO Venezia, Via Orlanda 219, +39 041 8306454, . 24 hr. Car parks just a few minutes from the Venice Marco Polo airport terminal. The structure offers covered and uncovered car parks guarded 24 hours a day with shuttle included in the price. €3-10/day.
  • 2 ParkToAir Venezia, Via Cà Zorzi 2, . 24 hr. Low-cost parking five minutes from Venice airport with 24-hour shuttle and turnkey service included. The parking lots are both covered and uncovered. €2-9/day.

Car rentals


Car service and limousines

  • GoOpti (the car pick up and delivery point, where there are 5 lay-bys reserved for the Car Sharing service, is available in the external lane of the departures area).

Car sharing

  • AVM.

By bus


By boat


By water bus (Vaporetto)

Airport Ferry Terminal

The water transport service on the vaporetto is convenient as it allows you to move from the airport to and from Venice, Murano, Burano and the Lido of Venice. The vaporetto depart from the airport dock and is carried out by Alilaguna. From the arrivals area on the ground floor, follow the signs "Trasporti via d'acqua" ("Water transport") and go up to the first floor, then you will find the Moving Walkway, an elevated pedestrian path with moving walkways which will lead to the 3 airport dock, where you will find the following vaporetto lines. It will take about 10-15 minutes to reach the stations:

  • Red - Connects the Cruise Terminal via Murano and San Marco. Seasonal line.
  • Blue - Connects with Murano, Venice and the Lido.
  • Orange - Connects with Santa Maria del Giglio passing through Murano and Rialto.

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By private boat


Boat services from and to the airport with Venice, Murano, Burano, Torcello and the Lido. Operational service at the airport dock.

By taxi


Get around

Map of Venice Marco Polo Airport


  • Marco Polo Club VIP Lounge. €40/passenger.

Eat and drink


Before security

  • C. Coffe Lovers (Departure area, first floor). M F Su 04:30-21:00; Tu-Th Sa 04:30-18:00.
  • Emporio del Grano (Departure hall, first floor), +39 041 2603877. M Th Su 06:00-21:00; Tu W F Sa 06:00-20:00. Pizzeria and Italian restaurant.
  • Moak (Arrival area, ground floor). Daily 08:00-22:00. Coffee shop.
  • Rustichelli & Mangione (Arrival area, ground floor). M W F Su 07:30-20:00; Th Sa 07:30-18:00. Focacceria and pizzeria.

After security

  • Bottega Prosecco (2 locations). Wine bar.
    • Bottega Prosecco 1 (First floor), +39 041 2603876. Daily 05:00-20:00.
    • Bottega Prosecco Bar Extraschengen (First floor), +39 041 4561111. M Sa Su 07:09-23:00; Tu-F 07:00-22:00.
  • Bricco Bar & Pizza (Second floor), +39 041 2603854, . M Th-Sa 07:30-23:00, Tu W 07:30-21:30, Su 07:30-22:30. Pizzas by the slice and sandwiches.
  • Bricco Restaurant (Second floor). M Th-Sa 7:30-22:00, Tu W 07:30-21:30; Su 07:30-22:30. Self-service Italian restaurant.
  • Culto Cafè Cultino (First floor), +39 041 2603828. M Tu Th 04:30-23:00; W 04:00-22:30; F 04:30-22:30; Sa 04:30-23:30; Su 04:30-11:00. Snack bar & coffee shop.
  • Culto Cafè Murano (First floor), +39 041 2603835, . M-Th Sa 05:00-17:00; F 05:00-18:00; Su 05:00-20:00. Snack bar & Coffee shop.
  • Decanto Wine Bar (First floor). Daily 04:30-22:00.
  • Natoo (First floor). M 04:30-20:00; Tu-Th 06:00-18:00; F 05:00-20:00; Sa 05:00-19:00; Su 0/:00-21:00.
  • Rustichelli & Mangione (First floor). M F 08:00-20:00; Tu W Sa Su 08:00-18:00. Focacceria and pizzeria.
  • Venchi (First floor), +39 041 3074960, . Daily 07:00-21:00. Chocolate and ice cream shop.

Before security


After security




Free Wi-Fi connection. Select "Venice Airport Free WiFi" network, then register.


  • Luggage informations, +39 041 0980098 (GH Venezia), +39 041 9691201 (Aviation Services).




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